Hugh Worthington

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Hugh Worthington
Born(1752-06-21)21 June 1752
Died26 July 1813(1813-07-26) (aged 61)
Resting placeBunhill Fields
Alma materDaventry Academy
Occupation(s)Academic and clergy
Years activeLate-18th century – early-19th century

Hugh Worthington (21 June 1752 – 26 July 1813) was a British Arian divine. He was born in Leicester and studied at the Daventry Academy under Caleb Ashworth. Worthington was a pastor at Salters' Hall, London, from 1782; a trustee of Dr Daniel Williams's foundations, 1785; and was a lecturer on classics and logic from 1786 to 1789. He published sermons and other writings.[1]

He died on 26 July 1813 and was buried in Bunhill Fields burial ground.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lee 1903, p. 1,438.
  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain: Lee, Sidney (1903). Dictionary of National Biography Index and Epitome. p. 1,438.
  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGordon, Alexander (1900). "Worthington, Hugh". In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 63. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 39, 40.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gordon, Alexander; Webb, R. K. (reviewer) (2004). "Worthington, Hugh (1752–1813)". In Webb, R. K (ed.). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/29991. (subscription required)
  • Jones, J. A., ed. (1849). Bunhill Memorials: sacred reminiscences of three hundred ministers and other persons of note, who are buried in Bunhill Fields, of every denomination. London: James Paul. p. 335.